Welcome to the AllNews roundup of the top sports headlines for today Saturday, September 4th, 2020.
Lionel Messi ended speculation about his future at Barcelona by announcing on Friday that he would reluctantly stay for another season rather than have a legal war to leave Barcelona
A week after saying he wanted to leave the Liga side, and with a contract row still raging, the 33-year-old six-time player of the year gave the news Barca fans were hoping for.
In doing so, however, the Argentine forward took a big swipe..........Read more
Brahim Diaz has been sent out on loan by Real Madrid to AC Milan for a year after squad congestion has impeded the exciting former Manchester City player. He is loaned out to afford him more playing time.
Zinedine Zidane still sees the player as a very great and talented player who has not just reached his potential yet. Los Blancos loaned him out to get him more playing time......Read more
Dani Ceballos has rejoined Arsenal for a second season on loan from Real Madrid for the second time. He is still seen as a very great player to Real Madrid but he needs more playing time and more experience but yet another time there is no option to buy.
The Spanish international scored two goals in 36 appearances for the Gunners last season, helping Mikel Arteta's side......Read more
Chelsea took their summer spending spree to nearly £200 million with the signing of German international Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen on a five-year deal on Friday.
Havertz's arrival at Stamford Bridge for a reported £71 million is the Blues' latest statement of intent as they seek to cut the gap on Liverpool and Manchester City........... Read more
The battle between Lionel Messi, his father, Jorge against Barcelona in the bid to leave the Spanish club has hit a new height as Messi' father and agent insists the €700m release clause is 'not applicable'. The La Liga authority has given Barcelona a boast as they released a statement saying the release clause is valid.
The 33-year-old informed Barca of his desire to leave via an official burofax and did not turn up for the team's first five days of pre-season training under new boss Ronald Koeman.
It led to his father and agent Jorge flying into Spain this week for crunch talks with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu............ Read more
Leicester City has signed Belgian full-back Timothy Castagne from Italian side Atalanta on a five-year deal. He would be coming in as a possible replacement for Harry Maguire who left for Manchester United for a record transfer fee.
AllNews understands that Leicester City did not disclose the fee paid for the 24-year-old but British media reported the deal was worth........Read more
The Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant has been named the 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on Friday. The 6-3 guard is the second player to win the Rookie of the Year Award with the Grizzlies, joining Pau Gasol (2001-02).
AllNews reports that Morant received 99 first-place votes from a global panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters and earned 498........... Read more